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Mónica Romero Comunidad Guarani Tabacal La Loma

Mónica Romero's story for for the #16Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Wednesday, 7th December 2016

For 13 years Mónica Romero, 'mburubicha' (Maximum Authority) of the Guaraní Indigenous Community El Tabacal, along with her daughter Chilli and other Guarani women has been at the forefront of a struggle to recover land in Salta Province, Northern Argentina. As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, we are highlighting the work of women land rights defenders like Mónica, and the ways in which land rights are key for eradicating violence against women.

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Photo Credit: Aisling Walsh/Trocaire

Women in Honduras and Guatemala defend their communities from land grabbing by agribusiness

Tuesday, 6th December 2016

“We live right next to the plantation and the guards are always passing the house. They shout at us, they scare the children, they insult me and threaten that they will shoot me. The children don’t want to go to school any more. They threw tear gas at us once when I was pregnant.”

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Maxima Acuña talks to students at San Marcos University in Lima. Credit: Rosa Montalvo Reinoso

Interview with Maxima Acuña for the #16Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Monday, 5th December 2016

As part of the #16Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, we are highlighting the work of women land rights defenders like Maxima Acuña, and the ways in which land rights are key for eradicating violence against women.

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La Plataforma ENI Nicaragua trabaja en su articulación como espacio para promover debates y acciones en apoyo a la agricultura familiar y acceso a la tierra para pobladores rurales

Thursday, 1st December 2016
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Presentación y debates sobre acceso a la tierra y la cuestión agraria en Perú y Ecuador

Wednesday, 30th November 2016

En octubre se llevaron a cabo una serie de eventos en Perú y Ecuador para promover el debate e intercambio sobre la situación del acceso a la tierra y la realidad agraria en Perú y Ecuador y presentar los resultados del Informe 2015: Acceso a la tierra y territorio en Sudamérica.

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Avances de la Mesa de Gestión de Agua para el Chaco Salteño

Tuesday, 25th October 2016

En el marco del convenio de cooperación firmado en julio en Salta entre el Ministerio de Asuntos Indígenas y Desarrollo Comunitario de Salta, la Plataforma Semiáridos, la International Land Coalition (ILC-ALC), el Programa Integrado Trinacional (PIT) y el Church World Service (CW), la Mesa de Acceso y Gestión de Agua para el Chaco Salteño (Argentina) tuvo sus primeras reuniones de trabajo en septiembre y octubre.

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